whooping cough http://wkms.org en New Illinois Law Requires Whooping Cough Vaccinations for Students http://wkms.org/post/new-illinois-law-requires-whooping-cough-vaccinations-students <p>A new Illinois law requires whooping cough vaccinations for students entering 6<sup>th</sup> and 9<sup>th</sup> grades this school year. The law requires those students to show proof they received the Tdap vaccine. Tdap is a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough. Illinois has seen about 1,200 cases of whooping cough this year, compared to 468 cases reported as of August 1st last year.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:43:40 +0000 Shelly Baskin & Associated Press 20692 at http://wkms.org New Illinois Law Requires Whooping Cough Vaccinations for Students Illinois Whooping Couch Increase http://wkms.org/post/illinois-whooping-couch-increase <p></p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 13:43:45 +0000 The Associated Press 20101 at http://wkms.org Illinois Whooping Couch Increase